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Over 80% of respondents to a survey say that Thailand needs a legal casino complex

The workshops covered a wide range of topics, such as how to forbid unlicensed casinos, tax collection, where casinos are placed, how casino complexes impact Thai culture, the cost of investments, and the advantages of regulated casinos. When asked where would be the best place, almost 57% of respondents selected Bangkok and areas within 100 kilometers of Don Mueng, Suvarnabhumi, and U-Tapao Rayong-Pattaya International Airports. According to Jakkapon, the company organized seminars in potential casino locations such Sa Kaeo in Isaan and the provinces of Chiang Rai and Tak in northern Thailand. In order to examine the situation in Parliament later, Jakkapon declared that the committee would present all of this data to the President of the National Assembly on July 27. Others proposed border provinces with aggressive immigration controls while some recommended destinations. The vast majority of respondents to a study conducted by the Casino Committee of Thailand would support the establishment of a legal casino and entertainment complex in their country. Jakkapon Tangsuttitham, an MP from the Pheu Thai Party and the spokesperson for the Casino Committee of Thailand, declared yesterday that the committee had started a survey in a number of areas that were being considered as potential sites for a casino in Thailand. According to the poll, more than 55% of respondents were concerned about crime, 53% were concerned about debt, and 40% were concerned about accepting donations from and doing business with foreign corporations. Additionally, the respondents found that a casino would have unfavorable repercussions. Participants were asked to name the companies they believed belonged inside the casino complex. Nearly 64% of those polled said they wanted a casino with a department store, 40% said they wanted one with a spa and massage room, 39% said they wanted one with banks and other financial institutions, and 37% said they wanted a genuine, standalone casino complex. A legal casino and entertainment center in Thailand would be supported by nearly 81% of the 3,296 respondents. He said that 80.67% of participants agreed that the kingdom should open a legitimate casino complex.

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